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6.3 out of 10

Panasonic HDC-SD20

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Overall 8
8.0

Solid value!!

DeerHunter4Life, Amazon
24 June 2009
  • Summary: According to the professionals, I sacrificed picture quality for ease of operation. For those who don't know any better (and I don't), there is no sacrifice. I'm very pleased with my purchase, as I wasn't prepared to spend over $500 for an HD camcorder. It's extremely easy to use and being a beginner, there is no need for me or (more importantly) my wife, to use manual mode, putting full confidence in Intelligent Auto.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

Panasonic - not pro perfection, but still a pleasing past time

JLRphotog..., Ciao
22 July 2013
  • Excerpt: "As a professional photographer I've never really had much of an interest in video – until last year I still owned a Sony Hi8 camcorder that used to be my mum's and hadn't been put to use for about 4 years. If ever the urge took me to video anything I'd do it on my little compact camera or more recently my Nikon D7000 SLR, however I don't find cameras sit comfortably in my hand for using when panning and zooming on video. When I was due to visit family ...
  • Pros: easy to use, fits well in hand, good quality results
  • Cons: software doesn't work with new computer systems ie .  Windows 7/8, photos not great
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

User Review

JLRphotog..., Ciao
22 July 2013
  • Excerpt: As a professional photographer I've never really had much of an interest in video – until last year I still owned a Sony Hi8 camcorder that used to be my mum's and hadn't been put to use for about 4 years. If ever the urge took me to video anything I'd do it on my little compact camera or more recently my Nikon D7000 SLR, however I don't find cameras sit comfortably in my hand for using when panning and zooming on video.
  • Pros: easy to use, fits well in hand, good quality results
  • Cons: software doesn't work with new computer systems ie .  Windows 7/8, photos not great
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Overall 8
8.0

Quality piece of kit at a good price.

M. J. clarke, Amazon
26 July 2009
  • Summary: I bought mine for £298 from qvc.I took it away to Las Vegas and Memphis,with a 16gb card,which gave me just over 2 hours of the best quality video.The camera is really light and easy to use.Battery life was very good,easily lasting the whole day,with the camera on and off.Picture quality is very good indeed,particularly of outside shots.The only disappointing film I took was indoors with low lighting.I think I should have changed the settings to compensate for this.It's...
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Overall 8
8.0

Cannot find a design fault with this camera

Newkidintown, Amazon
19 June 2009
  • Summary: I am unable to find the design fault described by one reviewer of this camera.I have tested twice using two different SD cards to battery levels below one minute. Each time the battery indicator flashed in red at 3 minutes. I continued to record until after I got the final warning to replace the battery - stopping and starting several times. I then viewed my files still using the same battery without any loss of data.
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Overall 8
8.0

Panasonic HDC-SD20

Andrew, Amazon
24 May 2009
  • Summary: I don't now what the last reviewer is rambling on about. This is a very desent camera for the price. The picture quality is great and is very easy to upload your videos to the web, youtube etc. Playback on HDTV is also great. The camera has a touch screen LCD display which is simple and easy to use and allows you to view and playback your videos. At the price you'd be hard pressed to find better.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

Panasonic HDC-SD20, great compact HD camcored for less then $600

entros, Ciao
23 May 2009
  • Excerpt: "==The Panasonic HDC-SD20== This is a great compact high definition camcorder for the price. The small design allows for easy travel, it can fit in your purse, a large pocket and doesn't take up much room in your luggage when going on vacation. Very light weight only 270g, made of plastic, in my opinion it looks a little cheep. However here are some great details: Full HD 1080 resolution (1920 x 1080) Has a HDMI input that allows you to connect ...
  • Pros: Some great features are the optical image stabilization and Intelligent Auto (iA) technology .
  • Cons: Microphone is not in a very good place .
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Overall 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Battery performance 8
8.0

Gute Kamera,schlechtere Qualität im Dunkeln,liegt gut in der Hand

tESTer100000000, Ciao
9 June 2011
  • Summary: Hersteller:Panasonic Bezeichnung: HDC-SD-20 Farbe: schwarz Technische Details: Video Auflösung: 1920x1080p (Full HD) Video Format: AVCHD Speichermedium: SD u. SDHC Card bis 32GB interner Speicher: 0GB optischer Zoom: 16x digitaler Zoom: 1000x Bildstabilisator: ja Lampe: ja Fernbedinung: ja Ich habe mir das Gerät im August 2009 zugelegt. Ich habe es bei fotomundus24.de bestellt und damals 439,00€ dafür bezahlt. Das Gerät kam in der original Verpackung.
  • Pros: liegt gut in der Hand, touch Display, gute Qualität, drehbares Display
  • Cons: Lichtknopf schlecht gelegen, schlechte Qualität  bei Dunkelheit
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Overall 8
8.0

Klein aber OhO

Scorp88, Yopi
8 January 2010
  • Summary: Die Panasonic HDC-SD20 ist eine High Definition Video Kamera in der mehr steckt als man anfangs denkt. Ich habe mir diesen Camcorder zugelegt um meine Inline-Hockey spiele aufzuzeichnen und Analysen damit zu erstellen. Durch den kleinen aber wichtigen Punkt das es ein Full HD Camcorder ist, wird der kleine aber verdammt schnelle Ball gut von der Kamera erfasst. Sie ist sehr handlich und alle Bedieneinheiten sind sehr gut zu erreichen.
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Overall 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Battery performance 6
6.0

Eine supertolle Digicam!

flower463, Ciao
30 December 2009
  • Summary: Hallo liebe Ciao-Leser, ich habe diese Cam seit ca. 2 Wochen und bin begeistert von ihr. Diese Cam ist schon seit Anfang 2009 rausgekommen und zum Glück ist der Preis von ihr auch währenddessen gefallen:) ich habe sie für 470 erworben. Es gibt drei verschiedene Farbmöglichkeiten: rot, silber und schwarz. ich selbst habe eine schwarze. bevor ich sie gekauft habe, habe ich mich natürlich auch noch informiert. Wollte auch nicht mehr ausgeben als 500€.
  • Pros: gute Bildqualität, leicht bediehnbar, sieht gut aus, leicht und handbar
  • Cons: Qualitätsverlust beim Importieren von Daten (glaube bei jede Cam so)
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